As part of our educational philosophy, we provide thought leadership on a range of topics relevant to industry professionals and anyone who loves beauty. Here, you’ll find trends, industry news, tutorials, and tips for spa treatments and at-home care.
Caring for Oily, Acne-Prone Skin
Do you have oily, acne-prone skin? If so, some of the products you’re using to get a smoother complexion may be working against you. Using medicated creams and soaps or harsh exfoliants in your daily skin care routine can lead to more breakouts. Instead, you should use products that address the root of your skin […]Read Full Article
Hands Deserve the Spa Treatment, Too!
Your hands have taken the brunt of all the extra washing and sanitizing the past few months, and although Christine Valmy hand sanitizers are specially formulated to moisturize instead of dry your skin, it’s inevitable that your hands will need a little extra TLC these days. Our resident expert, Ms. Brenda, shared her recipe for […]Read More
How to Steam Without a Mechanical Steamer
For weeks, we have been looking for ways to take back some of the ‘normal’ that the pandemic stripped from us all. For those of us who count on estheticians to keep our skin glowing and healthy, one of the discrepancies from normal life is being able to enjoy the benefits of a relaxing facial. […]Read Full Post
How to Give Yourself an At-Home Facial
It’s always important to carve out some “me time,” no matter how crazy life gets. To help you reduce stress, and practice self-care at home, we’ve broken down the steps for you to give yourself an at-home facial! Before beginning your facial, it’s crucial to set the right ambiance. Put your phone down, play […]Read Full Post
How to Make an Antioxidant Mask
What can antioxidants do for your skin? Antioxidants are vitamins, minerals and enzymes that can help prevent and repair damage to your body’s tissue. Antioxidants do this by slowing or preventing the effects of free radicals, which start oxidation. This is why it’s important to constantly replenish your supply of antioxidants to avoid damage from […]Read Full Story